R12: AP: Sometimes Payables (AP) Patches Fail With Error "A Different Index With Same Column Name Exists" (Doc ID 1612008.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While applying any of the following patches:

17176017:R12.AP.B
14779241:R12.AP.B
16060007:R12.XLA.B
17415765:R12.AP.B
14397070:R12.AP.B
17040891:R12.AP.B
13692238:R12.AP.B

the following errors are stamped in the worker log:

Error #1
Index XLA_AE_HEADERS_N8 does not exist in XLA.
Skipping the creation of index XLA_AE_HEADERS_N8 in current mode.

Error #2
Index XLA_AE_HEADERS_N8 does not exist in XLA.
CREATE INDEX "XLA"."XLA_AE_HEADERS_N8" ON "XLA"."XLA_AE_HEADERS" ("ACCOUNTING_BATCH_ID")
...
ALTER INDEX XLA.XLA_AE_HEADERS_N8 NOPARALLEL LOGGING
...
A Differnt index with same column name exists


Steps to reproduce
Apply any of the patches mentioned.
Review the worker logs, the errors are shown.

Business impact
Patch failure.

Cause

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